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Old 05-07-2009, 01:13 AM
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Its been over a year now since I drove it last. Everything is covered in hardcore dust down at the bodyshop still waiting for paint. I need to get going on that...
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Old 05-07-2009, 01:33 AM
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I only use the smiley every month or so, and I laugh every time knowing you still haven't driven your car, makes the smiley that much better.
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Old 05-08-2009, 06:14 AM
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radiator is out in this picture but there is plenty of room for a condensor also
(this is with a veilside kit and i/c mounted infront of the front bumper beam)
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:06 AM
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I have the 22X5.5x2.5 core (27x5.5x2.5 overall) intercooler, and had some fitment issues (mostly the condenser), but was able to work around all of them.

You'll have to move the condenser up a bit, but all you have to do is unbolt all of the mounting brackets on the lines (temporarily), then loosen the clamp that holds the condenser and push it up. It'll move 1-1.5 inches up, then clamp it back down. You may also have to VERY GENTLY bend some of the lines, too. I used some pieces of aluminum to make spacers along with longer bolts to re-use the brackets on the A/C lines so they'd still be properly clamped down.

I can see a 7" core working, it'll just have an inch or two behind the bottom of the "mouth". Should still tuck up under the bottom of the car though I think.
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Old 05-17-2009, 12:54 AM
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Here's another option on ebay. It's 24x6x2.5. It's a few inches smaller than most other ebay intercoolers. I have a 96 and I'm keeping A/C and P/S. Ordering this in the next few days.
ebay ic 24x6x2.5
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Old 05-17-2009, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by rev_miata View Post
Here's another option on ebay. It's 24x6x2.5. It's a few inches smaller than most other ebay intercoolers. I have a 96 and I'm keeping A/C and P/S. Ordering this in the next few days.
ebay ic 24x6x2.5
If looking for small but efficient, I bought this one myself:

Yonaka Motorsports Products - Intercoolers - Intercooler Type 9 18x6x2.5"

It's 26x6x2.5.
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any updates on how it went?
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